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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-15-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By tomcat
I'm waiting for paperwork to show me what they...

I'm waiting for paperwork to show me what they value it at for salvage. Then I'll have a decision to make. OK for a couple of years then TX. The N62 is not what most would consider reliable. You are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-15-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By tomcat
Thanks. We got a '15 Navigator to take over the...

Thanks. We got a '15 Navigator to take over the family hauling and a '13 550i to fulfill my need to have a complicated relationship with a vehicle. Taking the 550i in already to have oil consumption...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-13-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By tomcat
Thanks for all the support and ideas guys. I'll...

Thanks for all the support and ideas guys. I'll let you know what happens once I get a chance to look over written offer.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By tomcat
I've been playing scenarios out for the last...

I've been playing scenarios out for the last couple of weeks and none of them had the insurance paying out what they told me over the phone yesterday. I won't believe it until I see it in writing but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By tomcat
Mech was pulling out for test drive and got...

Mech was pulling out for test drive and got smacked. Appeared mostly cosmetic but when a headlight is $1200 dollars it doesn't take much more to make repairing excessive relative to value.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By tomcat
Farewell

Just wanted to say goodbye. My X5 was totaled while in the shop a couple of weeks ago. I'm heartbroken as I have had her for almost 10 years and absolutely love her. This was probably the only way my...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By tomcat
Looks like part #51-34-8-402-575 for left and...

Looks like part #51-34-8-402-575 for left and ...576 for right. Mine just started also. Looks like fun...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-01-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By tomcat
I was throwing it out to the OP as possible...

I was throwing it out to the OP as possible culprit.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-01-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By tomcat
Transfer case gear? I feel like intermittent...

Transfer case gear? I feel like intermittent DSC/4x4 lights until gear wore completely. Very cheap DIY repair.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,439
Posted By tomcat
You guys still liking this unit? Thinking about...

You guys still liking this unit? Thinking about it rather than trying to replace my BM53. Seems nicer than Seicane or Dynavin.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-01-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,261
Posted By tomcat
Iíve been happy w/ my Mediabridge. Worked with...

Iíve been happy w/ my Mediabridge. Worked with every iPhone Iíve had (current 8+). Can use steering wheel controls and will display track info. Mine must have been later generation bc it had a usb...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-28-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,534
Posted By tomcat
Reading his build sheet looks like it was made...

Reading his build sheet looks like it was made for a rich Saudi. Individual, Arabic, and Gulf are mentioned. There was a (I think) Brazilian on here with dark (stratus?) Gray. It's neat seeing other...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-28-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By tomcat
+1 for the DWSs. They are the 3rd set I have put...

+1 for the DWSs. They are the 3rd set I have put on in my 8 years of ownership and by far my favorite. Had Michelin Diamaris when bought, I put Vredesteins, then Bridgestone Duellers, now these. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-23-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,534
Posted By tomcat
Late to the party. LE83496

Late to the party.
LE83496
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By tomcat
I don't think you understand. To sell anything...

I don't think you understand. To sell anything on this website you have to be a premier member.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-21-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,681
Posted By tomcat
I know I already responded but dude if you just...

I know I already responded but dude if you just read the thread I hotlinked you'd see why.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-21-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,681
Posted By tomcat
I had the same leak resulting in fluid leaking to...

I had the same leak resulting in fluid leaking to the same spot up there. The nozzles seem to have a check valve that keeps fluid from seeping out. Took me a long time to diagnose. Cabin air filter...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-21-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,681
Posted By tomcat
Here's the thread...

Here's the thread (http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/103496-windscreen-washer-nozzles-leak.html)

Replace the windshield nozzles. Part #61667110851
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,876
Posted By tomcat
At least with 4.8iS (I know we are talking about...

At least with 4.8iS (I know we are talking about 4.6 primarily on this thread but fairly certain holds true) comfort/sport was a no-cost option. Original vehicle orderer picked which one they wanted....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-06-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By tomcat
Ended up replacing both nozzles. Works like a...

Ended up replacing both nozzles. Works like a charm. Nice not having a message on the instrument panel.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By tomcat
Okay just ran an experiment. Disconnected nozzles...

Okay just ran an experiment. Disconnected nozzles 1 at a time and blew/sucked through flex straw held at attachment point (very scientific). Passenger side the air moved pretty freely but driver side...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By tomcat
David have you checked your tank for leaks as...

David have you checked your tank for leaks as well?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By tomcat
My search has turned up nothing in the way of...

My search has turned up nothing in the way of check valves in the windscreen line. Doubt there is a built in check on the t-connector. Maybe in the actual nozzle assembly but I hate to throw more...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By tomcat
Thank you! Failed check valve(s) make perfect...

Thank you!
Failed check valve(s) make perfect sense I just had no idea there were check valves in the nozzle connectors. More stuff to order now.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By tomcat
Windscreen Washer Nozzles leak

I have tried searching and searching to no avail. Have replaced all 3 pumps twice since bought 7 years ago. Most recent set last fall. Current problem is baffling me. I've run through many...
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